The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 83 39 56
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +17
Contract jobs citing Billing 43 97 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 4.00% 3.04%
As % of the General category 3.96% 9.53% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 25
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£369 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £115.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -70.18%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1087 1018 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.70% 41.94% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 445 502
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 11 £375 -23.46% 6
Slough +4 10 £324 -7.50%
Bracknell -14 5 £400 +14.28%
Newbury -20 3 £344 -15.38%
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 58 (54.21%) Telecoms
2 33 (30.84%) CRM
3 25 (23.36%) Finance
4 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.69%) Oracle
4 20 (18.69%) Project Management
5 13 (12.15%) Migration
5 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.28%) Service Management
7 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (8.41%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.41%) ITIL
8 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (7.48%) Retail
9 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
10 7 (6.54%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.54%) Supplier Management
10 7 (6.54%) Marketing
10 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (6.54%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
10 7 (6.54%) WebLogic
10 7 (6.54%) 3G
10 7 (6.54%) SLA
11 6 (5.61%) HP
11 6 (5.61%) SAP
11 6 (5.61%) Siebel
11 6 (5.61%) ERP
11 6 (5.61%) Back Office

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.54%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.74%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Project
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 4 (3.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (2.80%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) 3G
2 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.67%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.67%) 4G
3 4 (3.74%) Wireless
3 4 (3.74%) MVNO
4 3 (2.80%) Network Security
4 3 (2.80%) 2G
4 3 (2.80%) SS7
4 3 (2.80%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (2.80%) Broadband
4 3 (2.80%) GSM
4 3 (2.80%) VoIP
5 2 (1.87%) WAN
5 2 (1.87%) SMTP
5 2 (1.87%) HTTP
5 2 (1.87%) RIP
5 2 (1.87%) SNMP
5 2 (1.87%) LAN
5 2 (1.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) TestDirector
1 2 (1.87%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
General
1 58 (54.21%) Telecoms
2 25 (23.36%) Finance
3 8 (7.48%) Retail
4 7 (6.54%) Marketing
5 6 (5.61%) Back Office
6 4 (3.74%) Banking
7 3 (2.80%) Legal
8 2 (1.87%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Front Office
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Analyst
2 19 (17.76%) Business Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.15%) Architect
4 13 (12.15%) Designer
5 10 (9.35%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Functional Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.67%) ERP Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (2.80%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Systems Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) WebCenter
2 3 (2.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) User Experience
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) PMI
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) IVR
5 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.87%) Frameworx
5 2 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) BYOD
6 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) UNIX
2 3 (2.80%) Solaris
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) CRM
2 20 (18.69%) Project Management
2 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
3 13 (12.15%) Migration
4 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.28%) Service Management
5 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (8.41%) ITIL
6 9 (8.41%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.54%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.54%) Supplier Management
7 7 (6.54%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.61%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.61%) ERP
9 5 (4.67%) E-business
9 5 (4.67%) Release Management
9 5 (4.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) C
1 5 (4.67%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) C++
2 3 (2.80%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.87%) CCSA
5 2 (1.87%) CCSE
5 2 (1.87%) CCNP
5 2 (1.87%) ISEB
5 2 (1.87%) CISSP
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Netcool
2 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) SAP
2 6 (5.61%) Siebel
2 6 (5.61%) HP
2 6 (5.61%) Amdocs
2 6 (5.61%) Pega
3 5 (4.67%) Remedy
4 4 (3.74%) Infovista
4 4 (3.74%) BMC
4 4 (3.74%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.74%) IBM
4 4 (3.74%) Adobe
4 4 (3.74%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.87%) F5
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco
5 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.87%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.93%) Capita
6 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.93%) Avaya